Aldus Aviation has been revealed as the previously “undisclosed” buyer for five Embraer E-175s and 15 E-190s. The Irish lessor’s contract—which is valued at $1.56 billion at list prices—includes purchase rights for an additional 15 E-Jet family aircraft. The firm orders were included in Embraer’s fourth-quarter backlog. “This deal with Aldus Aviation, who uniquely have an exclusively 100% Embraer fleet, confirms the value of the E-Jets ...

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